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Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: a New Path for Development

Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava provides a vision for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development from the vantage point of his work as President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Dr Akinwumi Adesina

Agro-Allied Industrialisation in Africa

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, discusses the potential of agro-industrial development and asserts that the future of Africa depends on agriculture.

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim and Enrique Peña Nieto

A New Approach to Water Management

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius, and Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, explain the work of the High Level Panel on Water, and call on all levels of government, civil society and the private sector to mobilise action and innovative finance for a water-secure world.

Andrew Steer

Safeguarding Global Commons in the Commonwealth

Andrew Steer, President and CEO of World Resources Institute, considers the consumption and destruction of the world’s common resources, particularly in cities, agriculture, water and energy, and proposes a virtuous cycle of resource use rather than the current linear ‘take-make-waste’ system.

Chris Heathcote

Infrasructure Investment for Global Growth

Chris Heathcote, Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Hub, shows how government action and support can open up the all-important infrastructure sector to private investment.